Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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seated human figure
  • North or Central America
  • seated human figure, late 1800s–1980
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 12.5 x 11 x 10 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 7/8 x 4 5/16 x 3 7/8 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4758

The seated female figure has her legs extended in front and her arms resting at her sides. Her large, block-like head has wide-set eyes and large lips and she has a black hair style. The small breasts each have a black star-like shape. The arms are decorated with black bands and there is a black band around each ankle. There is a hole at each shoulder and two holes between the legs. There is a triangle incised between the legs as well.